Tag Archives: Total Theatre Artists as Writers

Full Circle

May 26th, 2022 by

A teenage encounter with Footsbarn sparks a series of adventures in physical and visual theatre for Baubo Theatre’s Liza Cox It was one of those endless summer evenings, with warm air that caressed bare legs. I remember the feeling of that breeze on knees and shoulders as I walked alongside the River Liffey to Dublin’s […]

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The Hidden People

May 19th, 2022 by

The Hidden People is a co-production between British circus theatre company Hikapee and Icelandic theatre company Huldufugl (Hidden Bird). The show combines Icelandic folklore, aerial circus and physical performance, and creative technology. Here, three different voices offer their individual perspective on the UK premiere of the show, which took place at the Pavilion Theatre Worthing. […]

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The Heroes in the Shadows

May 5th, 2022 by

Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner Eliezer Kasereka explains just how crucial Augusto Boal’s trailblazing techniques are for bringing people in East Africa together in a theatrical process of peace and reconciliation   ‘Although I was scared, hungry and thirsty I did not cry during the more than 40 days that they were with me in […]

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The Party Shrimp

April 25th, 2022 by

Theatre maker, performer, and clown Andrew Simpson reflects on The Party Shrimp And The People And Things That Taught Me To Do Theatre Good Today Most of the time when following a creative intuition, I have absolutely no idea what is going on, how to make sense of anything, and very little clue whether I […]

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Rituals for Laughter and Resistance

April 18th, 2022 by

Naomi Silman, longstanding member of Brazil’s Lume Teatro, reflects on her experiences of artistic exchange with the indigenous Brazilian Kariri Xoco tribe – a process of bridge building, and making the invisible visible ‘We can transform an energy that is heavy and make it light… In the moment of our ritual, as we shake our arms, […]

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